PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Awards ($7,500 and $2,500): Three awards which honor a Master American Dramatist, American Playwright in Mid-Career, and Emerging American Playwright.
Master American Dramatist (to receive a specially commissioned art object):
WINNER: Lynn Nottage
American Playwright in Mid-Career ($7,500):
WINNER: Young Jean Lee
Emerging American Playwright ($2,500):
WINNER: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins